Pronunciation: me-nis'kus, me-nis'si
- A crescentic intraarticular fibrocartilage found in certain joints.
- A crescentic fibrocartilaginous structure of the knee and the acromioclavicular, sternoclavicular, and temporomandibular joints.
Synonym(s): meniscus lens
[G. meniskos, crescent]
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